Back To School With Pepperidge Farm

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Bringing treats for back-to-school nights and parent/teacher conferences will be a breeze this year with sweet cookies, convenient snacks and easy-to-make recipes from Pepperidge Farm that everyone will love! Pepperidge Farm Cookies make it easy to say hello to a new teacher or parent committee. Wrap of a few of your seasonal favorites – no baking required … [Read more...]

Homeschooling vs. Public School

I came across an interesting discussion on Amazon of all places regarding homeschooling versus public school.  A person on there came across this topic on another forum and saw this statement: "By the way I am a teacher ,I had to study years of child development and psyc ,as well as subject material ,how everyone now thinks they can home school is a … [Read more...]

Bing Teacher Appreciation

Most of us know the sorry state of education funding whether we have kids in school or not.  I live in IL where the budget is calling for a 17% cut in education spending.  Our schools aren't getting the money from the state like they are suppose to.  I won't find out if Will will get preschool from the public school (even though he qualifies for it with his … [Read more...]

Private vs. Public School: The Decision

As I have written many times on here, my husband and I have been struggling to figure out what we should do about Madison's schooling for next year.  For those of you who haven't been along for the whole ride, let be give you the short story. My school district for a lack of a better term sucks.  They have cut music, art, and all extracurriculars.  We have … [Read more...]